Time Magazine Redux: The Church of Scientology’s Hysterical Reaction to Alex Gibney and HBO

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Alex.GibneyThe Church of Scientology has reacted very badly, and very predictably, to the Sundance Film Festival debut of Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief. Gibney’s documentary is based upon Lawrence Wright’s best-selling book of the same name.

As it always does when it is exposed as a fascist and inherently violent organization, the Church of Scientology has collapsed into its usual Paroxysms of Hysteria.

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The Church is Scientology is well-known for the hyperventilating and venomous North Korean style propaganda it churns out when its dark side is exposed.

The Church is reacting to Gibney and HBO in exactly the same way it did to Time Magazine’s seminal 1991 cover story Scientology: The Thriving Cult of Greed and Power by Richard Behar.

In his article, Behar bravely wrote that Scientology is, ”a hugely profitable global racket that survives by intimidating members and…

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